Axtell’s girls took on Blue Hill in the first round of the Axtell Pre-Holiday Tournament on December 18. The visiting Lady Bobcats advanced to the championship game by downing the Lady Cats 53-31 and leaving Axtell’s record at 3-4.
Camille Fishell’s free throw at about the 4:00 mark of the first quarter put Axtell ahead 6-5, its last lead of the game. The period ended with Blue Hill up 14-10.
The Lady Bobcats scored the first 10 points of the second quarter to go on top 24-10. Axtell eventually trailed in the period by 16, but thanks to a 7-0 run (Kailey Trampe had four of the points) to end the quarter, the Cats had trimmed Blue Hill’s lead to nine, 28-19, by halftime.
see December 27 Courier for full story